September 25, 2008

Jun. 2012: “It takes a whole village to raise a child.” – Igbo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb

June 2012Raising Children It takes a whole village to raise a child. Igbo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb Sunday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   […]
September 25, 2008

Apr. 2011: “You cannot use a wild banana leaf to shield yourself from the rains and then tear it to pieces later when the rains come to an end. ” – Nandi (Kenya) Proverb

April 2010Persevering in Hardships like Floods and Drought Makiume sasurwet ak kebet. (Nandi) Huwezi kutumia majani ya mgomba wa kichakani kujizuzia mvua na baada ya mvua […]
September 25, 2008

Apr. 2012: “You cannot use a wild banana leaf to shield yourself from the rains and then tear it to pieces later when the rains come to an end. ” – Nandi (Kenya) Proverb

April 2012Sacrifice Ngoko ya ng’wana itamilaga igino. (Sukuma)Kuku mwenye vifaranga hamezi funza (nyungunyungu). (Swahili) The hen with baby chicks doesn’t swallow the worm. (English) Sukuma (Tanzania) […]
September 25, 2008

Apr. 2010: “A person who is not disciplined cannot be cautioned.” – Haya (Tanzania) Proverb

April 2010Making Healthy Choices to Prevent Malaria Bahana owo gulimu. (Haya) Aonywaye na kufuata ni Yule mwenye roho tulivu. (Swahili) A person who is not disciplined […]
September 25, 2008

Apr. 2009: “The lead cow (the one in front) gets whipped the most.” – Zulu (South Africa, Swaziland) Proverb

April 2009Challenge Our Leaders to Reconcile Kushayw’edonsayo. (Zulu) The lead cow (the one in front) gets whipped the most. (English) Zulu (South Africa, Swaziland) Proverb Sunday […]
September 25, 2008

Mar. 2011: “Provided no person stunts or destroys a sprouting palm kernel seedling, it will definitely grow into a palm tree. ” – Esan (Nigeria) Proverb

March 2011Nurturing Trees Sade a bha gbe eban, eban di khien Edin. (Esan) Provided no person stunts or destroys a sprouting palm kernel seedling, it will […]
September 25, 2008

Mar. 2012: “The woman finds an empty house, she doesn’t find riches. ” – Luba-Kasai (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb

March 2012Equality Mukaji utu wasangana nzubu, katu wasangana biuma. (Luba-Kasai) Mwanamke hupata nyumba likiwa tupu, sio likiwa na utajiri. (Swahili) La femme trouve une maison vide, […]
September 25, 2008

Mar. 2010: “Go in that direction” does not mean that you go. To go means, “let’s go together!” – Sena (Mozambique) Proverb

March 2010United Efforts “Pita uko,” si kuenda. Kwenda ndi “Tiyenda kuno!” (Sena) “Vai nesta direcção” não é andar. Andar significa “vamos embora juntos!” (Portuguese)“Aller dans cette […]
September 25, 2008

Mar 2009: “Great fires erupt from tiny sparks.” – Arabic (Libya) Proverb

March 2009Small Events Have Great Gifts Akbar na:r min asgar shara:r (Arabic) Le grand feu debute par le premier etincele. (French) Great fires erupt from tiny […]